- Cost of Living
- Hungary
- Egypt
- Miskolc
- Alexandria
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Miskolc, Hungary**
compared to
**Alexandria, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 30% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Miskolc (Hungary) is 30% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 1,328 Ft (E£ 85) | E£ 72 | + 18% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 1,408 Ft (E£ 90) | E£ 72 | + 26% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 748 Ft (E£ 48) | E£ 37 | + 29% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 263 Ft (E£ 17) | E£ 14 | + 25% | |

12 eggs, large | 665 Ft (E£ 43) | E£ 20 | + 112% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 534 Ft (E£ 34) | E£ 14 | + 143% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 927 Ft (E£ 59) | E£ 29 | + 105% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 253 Ft (E£ 16) | E£ 21 | - 23% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 165 Ft (E£ 11) | E£ 5.86 | + 81% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 239 Ft (E£ 15) | E£ 19 | - 21% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 1,154 Ft (E£ 74) | E£ 92 | - 20% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 384 Ft (E£ 25) | E£ 11 | + 118% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 129 Ft (E£ 8) | E£ 10 | - 20% | |

Housing | + 25% | |||

Housing in Miskolc (Hungary) is 25% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 128,367 Ft (E£ 8,226) | E£ 5,401 | + 52% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 67,629 Ft (E£ 4,334) | E£ 3,866 | + 12% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 39,592 Ft (E£ 2,537) | E£ 898 | + 183% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 75,937 Ft (E£ 4,866) | E£ 3,602 | + 35% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 52,543 Ft (E£ 3,367) | E£ 2,335 | + 44% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 20,295 Ft (E£ 1,301) | E£ 736 | + 77% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 3,285 Ft (E£ 211) | E£ 365 | - 42% | |

40” flat screen TV | 130,295 Ft (E£ 8,350) | E£ 6,508 | + 28% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 21,310 Ft (E£ 1,366) | E£ 1,877 | - 27% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 1,558 Ft (E£ 100) | E£ 67 | + 48% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 566 Ft (E£ 36) | - | - | |

Clothes | - 10% | |||

Clothes in Miskolc (Hungary) is 10% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 14,495 Ft (E£ 929) | E£ 740 | + 25% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 7,898 Ft (E£ 506) | E£ 681 | - 26% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 22,229 Ft (E£ 1,424) | E£ 1,691 | - 16% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 22,526 Ft (E£ 1,444) | E£ 777 | + 86% | |

Transportation | + 49% | |||

Transportation in Miskolc (Hungary) is 49% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 5,714,940 Ft (E£ 366,225) | E£ 453,039 | - 19% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 362 Ft (E£ 23) | E£ 3.88 | + 499% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 7,185 Ft (E£ 460) | E£ 182 | + 152% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 101 | - | |

Personal Care | + 90% | |||

Personal Care in Miskolc (Hungary) is 90% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 1,640 Ft (E£ 105) | E£ 33 | + 221% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 1,431 Ft (E£ 92) | E£ 72 | + 27% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 6,281 Ft (E£ 403) | E£ 200 | + 101% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 818 Ft (E£ 52) | E£ 40 | + 31% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 952 Ft (E£ 61) | E£ 21 | + 190% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 694 Ft (E£ 44) | E£ 26 | + 73% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 271 Ft (E£ 17) | E£ 20 | - 12% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 533 Ft (E£ 34) | E£ 15 | + 133% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 1,640 Ft (E£ 105) | E£ 46 | + 128% | |

Entertainment | + 48% | |||

Entertainment in Miskolc (Hungary) is 48% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 5,335 Ft (E£ 342) | E£ 153 | + 123% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 3,016 Ft (E£ 193) | E£ 99 | + 96% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 5,585 Ft (E£ 358) | E£ 520 | - 31% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 7,662 Ft (E£ 491) | E£ 249 | + 97% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 965 Ft (E£ 62) | E£ 52 | + 19% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 463 Ft (E£ 30) | E£ 25 | + 18% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 342 Ft (E£ 22) | E£ 19 | + 12% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 101,024 Ft (E£ 6,474) | E£ 11,487 | - 44% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 41 Ft (E£ 2.66) | E£ 0.23 | + 1071% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 9,038 Ft (E£ 579) | E£ 416 | + 39% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 1,122 Ft (E£ 72) | E£ 28 | + 157% | |

TOTAL | + 36% |

This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 324 prices entered by 28 different people.

These prices were last updated on June 20, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.06408
EGP
/
HUF

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#
Cost of living in
**Miskolc (Hungary)**
is
**36% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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